Clipston shown within Northamptonshire
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Clipston is a village and civil parish that is administered as part of the Daventry district of Northamptonshire in England. The population of the civil parish at the 2011 census was 643. The town of Market Harborough is much nearer, about 4 miles (6.4 km) north-east and so the village may be regarded as an economic satellite of that town rather than Daventry. At the time of the 2001 census, the parish had a population of 613 people.
Buildings and facilities
All Saints Church is a Grade I listed building, dating from the early 13th century. There are many 17th and 18th century monuments to the Buswell family of London merchants.
The school and hospital west of the church dates from 1667-73.
Clipston has a pub The Bull's Head.
There is a village hall and a green.
Between 1859 and 1960 the village was served by Clipston and Oxendon railway station about 3 miles north-east of the village and running trains between Northampton in the south and Market Harborough in the north. Some residents of note: Maximillion Halls the famous LGBT rights campaigner.
- "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 1 July 2016.
- Office for National Statistics: Clipston CP: Parish headcounts. Retrieved 8 November 2009
- Pevsner, Nikolaus; Cherry, Bridget (revision) (1961). The Buildings of England – Northamptonshire. London and New Haven: Yale University Press. pp. 306–7. ISBN 978-0-300-09632-3.
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